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#161004 - 03/28/07 08:43 PM How many violations does it take....  
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NORCAL has sent us this pic of a light he encountered. It's hard to tell where the "hack" left off, and the "violator" began frown


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#161018 - 03/29/07 01:46 AM Re: How many violations does it take.... [Re: renosteinke]  
Check Pilot  Offline
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Now! - - just what the H.E. double hockey sticks is that contraption???? Looks like a kids science fair... err... something like that??? I just hope it's just gonna be hooked up to 6 volts D.C. or less. A pair of Rainbird water valves????


#161028 - 03/29/07 07:07 AM Re: How many violations does it take.... [Re: Check Pilot]  
SteveFehr  Offline
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At least they used a breaker... What, did they have one phase of the panel hot, and the other side grounded?


#161048 - 03/29/07 03:57 PM Re: How many violations does it take.... [Re: renosteinke]  
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I got first dibbs on the prehistoric edison base adaptors and stuff grin , seriously Rollie, how'd all this actually accomplish anything?


#161076 - 03/29/07 10:42 PM Re: How many violations does it take.... [Re: Lostazhell]  
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The Keyless and other prehistoric electrical items have nothing to do w/ the intended subject, which is the QO and the lugs that some bleeping moron used, just used what was handy to prop up the 2 leads off the breaker.


#161090 - 03/30/07 12:35 AM Re: How many violations does it take.... [Re: NORCAL]  
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what size wire are they attempting to use there?? It doesn't look any bigger that #12 and that QO should be able to handle that... So what is the point of the lugs Rollie?


#161116 - 03/30/07 08:13 AM Re: How many violations does it take.... [Re: Lostazhell]  
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I have no idea, it was in a swimming pool control center, other lugs ran to a time switch QO lugs are decent, no reason to use those lugs,IMO.


#161157 - 03/30/07 09:29 PM Re: How many violations does it take.... [Re: renosteinke]  
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I can tell you a few makers here wink

Y adaptor: Hemco TWIN-LITE
Socket adapters: Hubbell T-Slots
The outlet/socket rig looks like it's a Leviton?


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#161939 - 04/10/07 09:08 AM Re: How many violations does it take.... [Re: Hemingray]  
steve ancient apprentice  Offline
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Thought ive seen a few nutty things im my time but this is a good one. What kind of nut would even take the trouble to design and put together something like this. Looking forward to bringing a copy of this to my next code class.


#164991 - 06/16/07 01:36 AM Re: How many violations does it take.... [Re: renosteinke]  
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Looks like this guy liked to burn houses, fry himself and cook whatever he plugged in. That looks like a double pole breaker.... those sockets are getting 240V!

Amazing display of stupidity, but I think I've seen worse in lab some days!



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